Nelson Colon

Nelson Colon is a 17 year old junior at Cooperative Humanities Arts High School. Nelson is a musician, artist, and future entrepreneur. He plays 3 instruments-- violin, viola, and cello-- and has played many concerts in his school. He started his own business called Open Arts, based on art therapy. He couldn’t do this business without the help of Life Lab, a summer program for future entrepreneurs. Nelson has always had close connections to the arts and music; he went to Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School for middle school, which started his journey into music and then the arts more generally. Nelson's future career involves travel and study around the world focusing on arts and language.